April 27 the grand opening of new 10,000 square-foot state-of-the-artmuseum at San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site. This new museum will offer visitors a chance to see unique objects on display including a desk that once belonged to Stephen F. Austin,an 1830s cast iron printing press, and many artifacts recovered during archeological investigations at the site.
The new museum will immerse visitors in the colony’s rich history and key role in the Texas Revolution, which are now more fully understood as a result of archival and archeological research.
The Guardian article about United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, NEW EXHIBITION Americans and the Holocaust
US Holocaust Museum exhibition examines America's response to nazism abroad. A new exhibition looks at the motives, pressures and fears that shaped America’s response to the murder of Jews in Europe in the 1930s and 40s.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, NEW EXHIBITION Americans and the Holocaust
Holocaust history raises important questions about what Europeans could have done to stop the rise of Nazism in Germany and its assault on Europe’s Jews. Questions also must be asked of the international community, including the United States. What did the US government and the American people know about the threats posed by Nazi Germany? What responses were possible? And when? This exhibition examines the motives, pressures, and fears that shaped Americans’ responses to Nazism, war, and genocide.